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Canakinumab - exciting trials

#1  Postby Macdoc » Aug 27, 2017 6:07 pm

New wonder drug hailed as biggest breakthrough in fight against heart attacks and cancer

Repeat heart attacks fell by one quarter CREDIT: TELEGRAPH
Laura Donnelly, health editor, in barcelona
27 AUGUST 2017 • 1:58PM
A new class of drugs which could prevent thousands of heart attacks and deaths from cancer has been hailed as the biggest breakthrough since statins.

Scientists last night said the discovery ushered in “a new era of therapeutics” which work in an entirely different way to conventional treatment.

As well as cutting the risk of a heart attack by one quarter, the drugs halved the chances of dying from cancer and protected against gout and arthritis. ... nst-heart/
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